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Abrasive Toothpaste

Is cleaning your teeth actually harming your smile?

Compare your toothpaste with our extensive table below, which displays the abrasiveness level of popular toothpastes available.

The numeric value directly corresponds with the abrasiveness of the toothpaste. The higher the number, the more abrasive the toothpaste.

Toothpaste: RDA Value
Straight Baking Soda 7
Arm & Hammer Tooth Powder 8
Arm & Hammer Dental Care 35
Oxyfresh 45
Tom’s of Maine Sensitive 49
Arm & Hammer Peroxicare 49
Rembrandt Original 53
CIoSYS 53
Tom’s of Maine Children’s 57
Colgate Regular 68
ColgateTotal 70
Sensodyne 79
Aim 80
Colgate Sensitive Max Strength 83
Aquafresh Sensitive 91
Tom’s of Maine Regular 93
Crest Regular 95
Mentadent 103
Sensodyne Extra Whitening 104
Colgate Platinum 106
Crest Sensitivity 107
Colgate Herbal 110
Aquafresh Whitening 113
Arm & Hammer Tarter Control 117
Arm & Hammer Advance White Gel 117
Close-up with Baking Soda 120
Colgate Whitening 124
Crest Extra Whitening 130
Ultra Brite 133
Crest MultiCare Whitening 144
Colgate Baking Soda Whitening 145
Pepsodent 150
Colgate Tarter Control 165
Colgate 2-in-1 Tarter Control/White 200
FDA Recommended Limit 200
ADA Recommended Limit 250

Rating Legend: 0-70 = Low Abrasive | 71-100 = Medium Abrasive | 101-150 = Highly Abrasive | 151-200 = Regarded as Harmful

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